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Welcome to Cowley College

New Employees

Jerry Thor

Assistant Tennis Coach
Cowley College - Arkansas City main campus


Jerry Thor - Assistant Tennis CoachWe are excited and proud to welcome Jerry Thor as our new Assistant Tennis Coach. Jerry reports directly to Charity Andrews, our Head Tennis Coach. Jerry’s office is in the lower level in Scott Auditorium and can you can reach him at extension 5293.

As Cowley’s Assistant Tennis Coach, Jerry wil recruit and train our high level student atheletes.

Jerry has his MA in Athletic Administration from Concordia University in Irvine, CA. Most recently, Jerry was at Eastern Florida State College where he was the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Under his coaching, the team earned the title of Region Champions and were the runner-up in the ITA Nationals.

Jerry is married to his wife, Veronica. While not working, he enjoys exercise and reading.

Jerry is enthusiastic to be at Cowley because of the strong tradition of academic and athletic excellence of Cowley College.

One of Jerry’ favorite mottos that he lives by is “Find a Way”.

When you have a moment, stop by and say hello to Jerry. We are proud to have him here!

Autumn Mumford

Admissions Representative
Cowley College - Wichita Downtown Center


Autumn MumfordWe are excited to welcome Autumn Mumford to Cowley College as an Admissions Representative at Wichita. Autumn will report directly to Marcus Hicks, Director of Admissions and she can be reached at extension 5705.


As an Admissions Rep in Wichita, Autumn will be recruiting adult students and performing admissions and enrollment services to our incoming students.


Autumn received her Associates of Arts here at Cowley College where she majored in Mass Communications and Journalism. She is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Business Communications at WSU. Autumn most recently worked at EMPAC, who is our EAP provider, as their Communications Director/Training Coordinator.


Autumn has a boyfriend Michael who is a Navy Corpsman/Nursing Student. She has two black labs names Walker and Penny, and a cat named Astrid. When Autumn is not working, she runs a small photo business, is on a bowling league, and enjoys crafts, Netflix, and spending time with her family.


When asked what excites Autumn most about working at Cowley she “is excited to be back at her alma mater and returning to the place where she feels most at home.”


One of Autumn’s favorite quotes is “To want to be somebody else is a waste of the person you already are.”

We are so excited to have Autumn back at Cowley. Please welcome her when you have a moment.

Jane Maynard

Bus Driver
Cowley College - Arkansas City main campus


Jane MaynardWe are excited to welcome Jane Maynard to Cowley College as our new Bus Driver. Jane will report directly to Jody Arnett, Administrative Assistant to to V.P. of Business and Finance.

As a Bus Driver for Cowley College, she will safely drive our teams to their various meets, matches and games.

Jane went to Newman University where she graduated with her BA in Arts. Jane most recently worked at UPS where she enjoyed delivering packages and gifts throughout the holidays.

Jane has a daughter, Christine who currently attends Cowley College. Jane also has two basset hounds, one kitten and three goats. When not at work, she enjoys hanging out with her daughter and her pets.

When asked what excites Jane about working at Cowley, she said she is excited about working for Cowley. What she likes most is the positive atmosphere.

One of Jane’s favorite quote when meeting a challenge is "You can do it!". When going through a trial, she likes "Just breathe."

We are so excited to have Jane here at Cowley. Please say hi to her and welcome her when you see her.